MEMPHIS, Tennessee (January, 2013) The International Children’s Heart Foundation wishes to dedicate two upcoming medical missions to the victims of this tragedy and the people of Newtown, CT. This is a dedication to the victims, the families, the first responders, and the people of Newtown. The proposed upcoming Babyheart Mission dedications in 2013 are located in Minsk, Belarus and Nasiriyah, Iraq. A typical medical mission operates on about 20 children, that is 20 lives saved, almost the same number, sadly lost in Newtown.
It has also been brought to our attention one of the children who was lost suffered from a congenital heart defect and was scheduled for surgery the first week of January, 2013 at Boston Children’s Hospital. This is especially heart-wrenching to our organization, being that the healing of little hearts is our sole mission.
We hope this can serve as a small token of tribute and remembrance of those little hearts we lost that day.